20th Century Italian White Carrara Marble Bride Hand Paperweight
A 20th Century Italian White marble sculpture of the left hand of a bride, a carved Carrara marble hand sculpture, realized as paperweight, since the carving of the cuff sleeve is missing in the lower part, at the bottom.
A unique hand carved sculpture of a bride, holding a wedding ring, symbolizing the wedding promise. Ideal wedding or anniversary antique gift.
Of Italian origin, this desk accessory dates back to the very early 20th century, comes from Tuscany, Arezzo and it is in good condition except two minor breaks visible on the ring, see closed up detail.
height: 9 cm
width: 11.5 cm
depth: 24.5 cm
Antique Italian alabaster sculpture of a Gentleman by Odoardo Tabacchi (Valganna 1831- Milano 1905), a young work of the Italian artist, realized in alabaster during the mid 19th century.
The half-bust elegant dressed male figure is impeccably detailed hand-carved, in a magical warm tone of alabaster, signed on the back coat collar Tabacchi.
This Italian antique sculpture comes from a Milanese private collection and is in good condition, standing on a circular turned wooden basement.
Odoardo Tabacchi was an important Italian Lombard sculptor of the second half of 19th century Realist school, attended the Accademia di Brera in Milan. Teacher of the Accademia Albertina di Belle Arti in Turin, He realized many significant monuments such as Cavour in Milan, Garibaldi and Frejus in Turin, Arnaldo da Brescia in Brescia and Michelangelo in Varese and attended to main Italian Expositions, as well as in Paris and Vienna.
Giuseppe Bianchi cast bronze sculpture depicting a group of three female figures wrapped around a square pillar, three naked women holding up a torch, a flame or something similar. One of the figure holds the wheel of a cart.
This bronze sculpture expression of Italian Symbolist currents of the 1920s. is signed on the base G.Bianchi (Como 1864 - 1944) rests on a square marble base and has a beautiful dark patina, in good condition.
The modeling looseness of this composition, the deforming line of the three female figures, almost untied by anatomical reality, but of strong emotional and spiritual impact, are characteristics that place the sculpture in the second decade of the twentieth century, to the symbolist currents of the 1920s. Bianchi Giuseppe (Como 1864 - 1944) took part in the National Exhibition in Brera in 1922 with "Care Rimembranze" a marble sculpture. Some of his works are also present in the Art Collections of the Ospedale Maggiore in Milan.
Measures: Height 50 cm Width 19 cm Depth 19 cm.